‘Booze’ and Mike Rowe. Need We Say More?

Mike Rowe has completed 300 dirty jobs for Dirty Jobs. It’s about time someone got the man a drink (aside from the Captains of Deadliest Catch). One of Discovery Channel‘s most well-known personalities and voices is hosting a new three-part series, How Booze Built America, beginning tomorrow night at 10pm ET/PT. The special will look at America’s history with liquor — from Johnny Appleseed’s tie to hard cider to the…

Discovery Channel Takes ‘Dirty Jobs’ Down Under Tonight

While I don’t have the cool accent, I consider myself a partial Aussie (my mother is still an Australian citizen after nearly 40 years in the U.S.). For that reason (and because I’m a big Mike Rowe fan), I definitely won’t miss Dirty Jobs Down Under. Yes, that’s right, Mike is traveling across the Pacific to the land of Oz and trying his hand at new dirty jobs — from chopping…

Tuesdays Just Got Dirtier: ‘Dirty Jobs’ Returns to Discovery with New Episodes

Our favorite sultan of slime and guru of grime, Mike Rowe, is back tonight in an all-new episode of Dirty Jobs tonight at 9pm ET/PT on Discovery Channel. In tonight’s installment, “Dr. Mike” tries his hand at treating Lily, an arthritic goat in need of an acupuncture treatment; next, Mike heads to New Mexico to make baby fish at a walleye hatchery as a “fish squeezer” — a job that…

‘Discover Your Skills’ Program Extended to PSAs, Partnerships

In May, we announced here that Mike Rowe of Discovery Channel‘s Dirty Jobs has partnered with Discovery Communications on a new multimedia initiative, Discover Your Skills, that provides unemployed and underemployed Americans with access to resources for obtaining marketable job skills while also raising the awareness of employment opportunities. It includes www.DiscoverYourSkills.com, an online resource providing links and information to help educate, prepare and advance entry to the workforce.  Today,…

Discovery Communications Launches ‘Discover Your Skills’ with Dirty Jobs’ Mike Rowe

Discovery Channel’s Mike Rowe has become an advocate for skilled laborers and the American workforce, through Dirty Jobs, mikeroweWORKS and more. At the same time, Discovery Communications has been educating the world for almost 26 years and highlighting hardworking men and women that are the backbone of communities and our economy. Today, Discovery and Mike are announcing a new multimedia initiative, Discover Your Skills, that will provide unemployed and underemployed…

Discovery Channel Explores Our ‘Human Planet’

If you are a fan of Discovery Channel‘s Life and Planet Earth, then get ready for Human Planet.  Like the other two series, Human Planet is a sweeping and visually stunning presentation, this time focusing on people’s incredible ability to survive and thrive in our planet’s most extreme environments. From oceans to jungles to deserts, Human Planet tells the story of the complex, profound and sometimes challenging relationship between humankind…

Happy Holidays from Discovery Communications!

Today is Thursday, December 23, and we’re going to sign off for a few days to enjoy the holidays.  We wish all Discovery Blog readers a wonderful holiday and a creative, curiosity-filled 2011!! We’ll be back in January with the latest Discovery-related news. We’ll leave you with this Christmas picture of Dirty Jobs ‘ Mike Rowe and producer Dave Barsky (author of Barsky’s Blog).

Explore the World & Share a Pint with Discovery Channel’s ‘Brew Masters’

This Sunday, November 21, Discovery Channel will premiere Brew Masters, a new series that follows craft brewer Sam Calagione and the Dogfish Head Brewery team as they explore regions of the country and world in the search of inspiration for the perfect brew. Last Friday, we shared info about the launch of the new Brew Masters Facebook page and Meetup site… and now we’re excited to announce a new social…

Time for ‘Dirty Jobs’ and ‘Bugging Out’

As we get closer and closer to Halloween, in all of its scary, slimy glory, it’s only fitting that two shows premiering tonight on Discovery Channel and Science Channel celebrate the dirty and the disgusting (to most). First, Dirty Jobs returns tonight at 9pm ET/PT for another season of celebrating the hard-working, skilled men and women who do the tough work that makes life possible for the rest of us. This season features…